Turning heels on the runway to boots on the ground.
The evening of March 19th celebrated the accomplishments of women past and present. American female icons provided inspiration to the student designers who executed their visions through creating looks to walk the runway. The event included musical performances, silent and live auctions, a boutique of Los Angeles vendors, and a fashion show showcasing designs inspired by American women of the 20th century.
Guest judges: Gina Rodriguez (Golden Globe winning actress from Jane the Virgin), Tamara Mellon (co-founder of Jimmy Choo and CEO of her own label), and Erin Foster (comedy writer and actress of VH1s Barely Famous)
On March 1st 2015, Violets' Giving Circle hosted a fashion show at the Ebell on Wilshire inspired by Paris Spring/Summer Fashion Week 2015. Girls from Marlborough as well as guest designers contributed to a fun night filled with a silent and live auction, entertainment from musicians Gwen Snyder (from the class on 2016), Josiah Hawley, and Ryan Beatty.
Guest judges: Adrienne Bailon (talk show host for The Real and former Disney Cheetah Girl), Lawrence Zarian (lifestyle and fashion expert), and Ethan Peck (actor from 10 Things I Hate About You and Gossip Girl)
In March 2013, Violets' Giving Circle (formerly MSCF) celebrated music with a music inspired fashion show at the Avalon theatre in Hollywood. From Punk to Country, student designers were inspired to create looks that captured the power of music in fashion. The event included a silent auction and musical performances by Max Schneider, singer-songwriter and star in Nickelodeon show "How to Rock," and Marlborough student Nicki Black '13.
Guest judges: Dave Franco (actor from Scrubs, 21 Jump Street, and Nerve), Brad Gorezki (celebrity fashion stylist and television personality), George Kasinoplais, and Anna O’Reilly (actress from The Help)
On March 11th 2012, Violets' Giving Circle (formerly MSCF) presented an exclusive screening of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" at the Harmony Gold Preview House. The evening included live and silent auctions as well as breakfast for dinner to accompany the screening. Live and silent auctions included pearl necklaces, exclusive parking spots, vacation opportunities, and Hunger Games tickets.